The objective of this course is to provide an approach to computer technologies, which facilitate the design, implementation and analysis of quantitative data. It includes methods of primary data collection, data coding and error checking, as well as an introduction to data analysis using statistical programs. Students learn to create computer-based data collection tools. The course is taught in a computer laboratory. At the end of the course, students are able to develop a primary data collection instrument, set up a database and perform simple descriptive analysis of their data.